Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Integreon, Acquires UK-Based Brahmy Solutions

Integreon, a leading brand in knowledge, content and document services outsourcing, today announced the acquisition of Brahmy Solutions, a Knowledge Services outsourcing company located in the UK and India. The acquisition has enabled Integreon to expand knowledge Services capabilities offshore and increases its program management and sales presence in the European as well as Indian market. It also adds the management and analyst resources Integreon requires to capitalize on the rapid growth projected for the Knowledge Services sector (also known as Knowledge Process Outsourcing or "KPO") and to meet expanding demand from existing customers for higher value-added services. This full entry into Knowledge Services follows six years of rapid growth in Integreon's information, content, document, graphics and media outsourcing businesses. Knowledge Services is the fastest growing sector in the BPO industry and is widely considered the most attractive investment oppurtunity in offshore outsourcing. According to the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM), one of the leading IT brands the KPO sector in India may reach $15.5 billion by 2010, up from $1.2 billion now. As the sector matures and new services are defined, this projection could eventually reach $50 billion. Integreon's expanded Knowledge Services capabilities include:
  • Valuation models
  • Market research to identify corporate activity, peer group analysis, past transaction analysis, thematic studies, pitch books and information memorandum
  • Data mining, statistical analysis, and market data reporting
  • Financial modeling, portfolio analysis, industry and sector analysis, comp sheets
  • Literature searches, annual reports, SEC filings, earnings estimates
  • M&A and debt/equity league table provision